Yukon King's "lame dog" trick helps Sergeant Preston get close enough to reason with Tom Elders, a gentle veterinarian who turned into a rifle-brandishing hermit after apparently being swindled out of his life's savings of $9,000.
December 17, 2012 Subject:
Limping King (Sergeant Preston of The Yukon).
Season 2 episode 1.
Original air date: 13 September 1956.
$9,000 (US)in 1898 had the same purchasing power as $240,000 in 2009.
Cast: Dick Simmons (Sgt. Preston), Yukon King (The Dog), Rex (The Horse), George Selk (Tom Elders), Jack Reynolds (Red Roberts), Pierce Lydon (Larry Bates), Reed Howes (Inspector), Bob Filmer (Sam), Marjorie Garretson (Ma Martin), Don Durant (Jack Elders), Herman Hack (Pete Burris: uncredited), Paul McGuire (Man in Post Office: uncredited) and Vic Perrin (Narrator: uncredited).